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‘We should be able to remove those situations which are making us vulnerable’

Lisa Needham, Tuesday, 14th May 2019 -  With the country set to head to the polls this week, audio producer Lisa Needham spends a day with mother, campaigner and wheelchair user Nicole as she travels around Melbourne, to

Indian Electoral Commission Pledges to Make Voting Disability Friendly

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 5th November 2018 -  A campaign launched by the Indian electoral commission, encouraging people with disability to participate in elections, has been touted a winner by a prominent Indian disability

Youth Parliament Fight for Accessible Public Transport

Maggy Liu, Friday, 7th July 2017 -  Following a new relationship between Deaf Children Australia and YMCA, a team of deaf and hard of hearing young people have debated a bill about how public transport can be made more

Metro’s ‘When to Stop’ App

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 15th January 2015 -  A new mobile app developed by Melbourne train operator Metro and disability Not for Profits called Stop Here makes travelling more accessible for vision and hearing impaired people.…

Charities Fail on Online Donation Opportunities

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 29th July 2014 -  New research in the UK reveals that charity websites are failing to maximise the opportunity for online donations. An audit of 50 top charity websites by Not for Profit IT provider…

Search Underway for Most Accessible Apps

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 15th April 2014 -  A nationwide search is underway for Australia’s most accessible mobile phone apps. The inaugural Apps For All Challenge 2014 – Australia’s first and only competition…

Business & Arts Partnerships Awarded

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 20th November 2013 -  Australia’s best business and arts partnerships have been announced as part of the Creative Partnerships Australia National Awards. Carol Schwartz AM, Chair, Creative

Disability App Challenge

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th August 2013 -  The Australian Human Rights Commission is to sponsor an award for an accessible app that accommodates the needs of people with disability. The Australian Human Rights Commission…

ACCAN Wants Technology Accessible For All

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 14th August 2013 -  The Not for Profit Communications Advocacy group, Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) has called for new legislation to ensure all Australians are included…

Australian Web Awards Recognise Importance of Accessibility

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 17th November 2011 -   
A Not for Profit organisation has taken out a top Web award which recognises the importance of accessibility in web design and development. The Australian Web Awards aim to

To PDF or Not to PDF? Online Accessibility for People with Disablities

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th March 2011 -  The way information is presented online by governments and others can make it difficult for those with disabilities, according to a new study by the Australian Government. In particular,…

Grants to Increase Accessibility for Disabled

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 25th January 2011 -  Grants of up to $100,000 are available to help local councils make their communities more accessible for people with a disability. Applications from local councils for grants of…
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